10/07/2018

Officers Injured During Disorder In L'Derry

Two police officers and a member of the public have been injured during disorder in L'Derry.

A total of 26 petrol bombs were thrown in the Bogside area on Monday night, 09 July.

Three people were arrested and a car was also set on fire.
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This is the third night of trouble in the area and a number of petrol bombs and officers were attacked in the Fountain Estate interface over the weekend.

(CD/LM)

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